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Olympic Updates 2016 : 20 August

Germany defeats Sweden to win Women Olympic football gold

Germany has for the first time won the women’s Olympic football gold. Germany defeated Sweden 2-1 in the final in Rio. At the Marcana, Germany’s Dzsenifer Marozsan put her country ahead with a curling finish. On Saturday, Germany will face Brazil in the men’s final. Canada’s women team bagged the bronze by defeating Brazil 2-1 in the Sao Paulo. As per media reports, the women’s football events have been organized at only six Olympics. Germany bagged their fourth medal. They had won Bronze medals in the 2000, 2004 and 2008 Olympics.